St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 10/14/1921 Large article/expose in the second half of this issue condemning the St. Louis City Board of Alderman for failing to pass an anti-Klu Klux Klan statement. Topics: black newspaper, Globe Democrat, St. Louis Cardinals, Negro league baseball, St. Louis Post...
The following handbills came from the theater programs file at the State Historical Society of Missouri St. Louis. A small sample of many, many more 19th and early 20th century handbills. Topics: St. Louis, digiproject, Theater
Published by the St. Louis Housing Authority, a partner program conducted by the St. Louis Community Development Agency and the Cochran Gardens Tenant Management Corporation. Topics: stldigiproject, St. Louis, Public Housing, Cochran Gardens
St. Louis Argus newspaper, issue dated: 4/9/1915 Note neat Jack Johnson/Jess Willard Advertisement on last page. Overall an excellent quality issue Topics: Dr. W. Samson Brooks, farmington, webster groves, east st. louis, temperance movement, Democratic...
The following document is a student paper dating to 1972, pulled from the St. Louis County Municipalities collection. T his paper touches on topics which played an incredibly important role in the shaping of north county, up till the late 1980's and early 1990s. That is, "scare laws." Petty city ordinances created with much the same purpose as traditional red-lining and housing covenants, to slow the migration of African Americans and Jews into the neighborhood. Topics: St. Louis, digiproject, Bel-Nor, St. Louis, St. Louis County
The following is a small booklet published by Landmarks on the history, and future plans for redeveloping Laclede's Landing. This book was digitized as part of an on-going project undertaken by the State Historical Society of Missouri-St. Louis. You can find this book and many similar items relating to the city of St. Louis and its surrounding reaches at our office in the Thomas Jefferson Library at the University of Missouri St. Louis. Topic: St. Louis, digiproject
The following is a collection of articles written by Ernest Calloway for the St. Louis American between 1980-1981 on black politics in St. Louis. Topics: St. Louis, digiproject, St. Louis, Black Politics
The following is a short proposal sent by St. Louis to HUD in September of 1966, as part of their application to participate in the Demonstration Cities (Later known as Model Cities) program. Their application was turned down multiple times. This is one of the earlier failed applications. Topics: St. Louis, digiproject, St. Louis
This report was prepared for the Community Development Agency of St. Louis and published in May of 1978. The report outlines current strategies for housing development, and suggests improvements. It's lengthy, and interesting. The report came from the St. Louis City Data Collection Addenda, (S0557). Topics: St. Louis, digiproject, Housing
ACTION Blue Paper report published in 1970 provides a narrative history of police brutality from 1965-1970, beginning with the murder of Melvin Cravens a handcuffed youth shot in the head. The report contains a fascinating look at the various efforts made on the part of the community towards the creation of a civilian review board, and the political push back. Also included is a detailed spreadsheet containing every black man/woman/child brutalized or killed by white officers between 1965 and... Topics: St. Louis, police brutality, ACTION, Percy Green, Civil Rights